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Michigan State prepares to host Rutgers and No. 8 Penn State

Samantha McLean/Photo: MSU Athletic Communications

Hikaru Kudo, Sports Broadcast Director
October 18, 2019
Filed under Articles, MSU Sports, Previews, Sports, Volleyball

EAST LANSING - After a week three split with a four-set loss to No. 8 Nebraska and a five-set victory against Iowa, Michigan State heads back home to Jenison Field House to host Rutgers and No. 8 Penn State. Rutgers The Rutgers volleyball team is struggling to play well in the Big Ten. The Scarlet ...

Spartans win when it counts during split weekend

Meredith Norris/Photo: MSU Athletic Communications

Ian Drummond, Volleyball Beat Reporter
October 16, 2019
Filed under Articles, MSU Sports, Sports, Volleyball

EAST LANSING - Michigan State volleyball stayed at a respectable .500 in Big Ten play this weekend, dropping its Friday night game at No. 5 Nebraska 3-1 and outlasting Iowa 3-2 in Iowa City.  Though a split weekend might seem disappointing at first glance, taking a set off a top-five team is no ...

The Chant – 10/9/19 – What Time Is It?

The Chant - 10/9/19 - What Time Is It?

Hikaru Kudo and Justin LaBelle
October 10, 2019
Filed under Podcasts, The Chant, Z

In this week's episode of The Chant, co-hosts Hikaru Kudo and Justin Labelle still are figuring out a regular schedule for the podcast. In the meantime, Hikaru headlines by recapping the split weekend by MSU Volleyball against Ohio State and Maryland (8:00). Justin follows up by updating us on Kanye West news ...

Green & White Report – 10/6/19 – Surprise Visit by Cole

Green & White Report - 10/6/19 - Surprise Visit by Cole

Hikaru Kudo, Ryan Rabinowitz, Julian Mitchell, Ian Drummond, Ryan Collins, and Henry Menigoz
October 6, 2019
Filed under Green & White Report, Podcasts, Sports, Sports Podcasts, Z

In this week's episode of The Green & White Report, co-hosts Ryan Rabinowitz and Julian Mitchell kick off the show by breaking down MSU Football's  34-10 loss to Ohio State last night (6:33). From football, we shift to MSU Volleyball, as the guys bring on beat reporter Ian Drummond and give his...

A look at where the Spartans stand with Big Ten play approaching

Alyssa Chronowski/Photo: MSU Athletic Communications

Ian Drummond, Volleyball Beat Reporter
September 25, 2019
Filed under Articles, MSU Sports, Sports, Volleyball

EAST LANSING, Mich. - Michigan State volleyball has a record of 9-1 in non-conference play this year. Its only loss is a close five-set heartbreaker to Tennessee, at the time the No. 21 team in the country. That has to be a confidence booster, right? Not so fast. The Spartans were here last year, too. That team we...

Green & White Report – 9/22/19 – Hikaru is Pissed

Green & White Report - 9/22/19 - Hikaru is Pissed

Hikaru Kudo, Julian Mitchell, Trent Balley, and Ryan Collins
September 22, 2019
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On this week's episode of The Green & White Report, co-host Julian Mitchell is joined by Trent Balley and Ryan Collins from the Motown Rundown podcast, as co-host Ryan Rabinowitz is out of town fo the weekend. The guys kick off the show by recapping MSU football's win against Northwestern 31-10...

Michigan State earns a sloppy 3-1 victory over Auburn

Alyssa Chronowski/Photo: MSU Athletic Communications

Ian Drummond, Volleyball Beat Reporter
September 20, 2019
Filed under Articles, Game Recaps, MSU Sports, Sports, Volleyball

KALAMAZOO, Michigan - Michigan State traveled to meet Auburn in the first game of the Western Michigan Tournament on the Broncos' campus. The Spartans came in on a two-game winning streak after two home sweeps against Oakland and North Carolina. Despite a season-high 47 errors, the Spartans prevailed in f...

Spartans defeat North Carolina with second consecutive sweep

Samantha McLean/Photo: MSU Athletic Communications

Henry Menigoz, General Assignment Reporter
September 15, 2019
Filed under Articles, Game Recaps, MSU Sports, Sports, Volleyball

EAST LANSING, Michigan - Michigan State volleyball returned to the court on Sunday, after Thursday’s 3-0 victory over Oakland. The Spartans again swept their opponent, defeating North Carolina 25-21, 25-21, 25-13 in each set respectively.  However, it wasn’t an easy road to victory. The Tar Heels came out of...

Spartans overcome scrappy Grizzlies for 3-0 sweep

Alyssa Chronowski/Photo: MSU Athletic Communications

Ian Drummond, Volleyball Beat Reporter
September 13, 2019
Filed under Articles, Game Recaps, MSU Sports, Sports, Volleyball

EAST LANSING, Mich. - Michigan State’s volleyball team was back in action Thursday night for its first game since losing to No. 21 Tennessee on Sep. 7. The Spartans found an easier opponent in the Oakland Golden Grizzlies, recording a 25-18, 26-24, 25-17 sweep. The Spartans struggled out of the gate, surrenderin...

Audrey Alford and the remarkable journey that brought her to Michigan State

Audrey Alford (first in line) encourages her teammate Samantha McLean/Photo: MSU Athletic Communications

Luke Sloan, Sports Editor
September 11, 2019
Filed under Articles, Feature, MSU Sports, Sports, Volleyball

The word "home" takes on a different meaning for just about everyone, depending on factors such as where a person permanently resides or feels the most at comfort. Sometimes one’s home remains constant over time, while others have traveled a long road to arrive at the place they take pride in callin...

Green & White Report – 9/8/19 – You Know You’re Back to School When…

Green & White Report - 9/8/19 - You Know You're Back to School When...

Hikaru Kudo, Ryan Rabinowitz, Julian Mitchell, Nathan Stearns, Ryan Collins, Alex McRae, Trent Balley, and Austin Winslow
September 8, 2019
Filed under Green & White Report, Podcasts, Sports, Sports Podcasts, Z

In this week's edition of The Green & White Report, co-hosts Ryan Rabinowitz and Julian Mitchell catch up on their weekends before kicking things off by recapping the dominate MSU Football game against Western Michigan (7:09). Then, Producer Hikaru Kudo hops on the mic to give his thoughts on...

Michigan State falls to Tennessee on final day of Spartan Invitational

Meredith Norris/Photo: MSU Athletic Communications

Sutton Magee, General Assignment Reporter
September 8, 2019
Filed under Articles, Game Recaps, MSU Sports, Sports, Volleyball

EAST LANSING, Mich. - On the final day of the Spartan Invitational, Michigan State volleyball took its first loss of the season to the Tennessee Volunteers by a 3-2 margin.   The Spartans started out hot in the first set and took it by the score of 25-16. Michigan State contributed 11 team blocks ...

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